The online bachelor’s degree in Public Health from Radford University prepares students to enter a career in public health or continue their education in a graduate program. The program focuses on the promotion and protection of the health of people and communities. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.
This interdisciplinary field seeks to improve community health and wellness through education, advocacy, and service. Public Health professionals promote healthy lifestyles, as well as addressing community health needs such as chronic disease, addiction, mental illness, aging population needs, disease outbreaks, and disaster preparedness.
Career opportunities for graduates of this program include:
- Community outreach coordinator
- Wellness programmer
- Disaster preparedness coordinator
- Health education specialist
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Radford University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Recommended GPA2.75 or above (4.0 scale)
Official High School Transcript/GED Score